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John Diaboloioannes, protokouropalates (eleventh/twelfth century)

 
 

Obverse

Bust of St John the Baptist holding a staff cross. Details indistinct. Faint traces of sigla on either side: ο|ι|οπ|ρο|δ : ὁ (ἅγιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρόδ(ρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and below. Border of dots.


i̅ak
ροπλ
τιτοι
ολοι̅


Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)κουροπαλάτι το Διαβολοιω(άννῃ)

Obverse

Bust of St John the Baptist holding a staff cross. Details indistinct. Faint traces of sigla on either side: ο|ι|οπ|ρο|δ : ὁ (ἅγιος) Ἰω(άννης) ὁ Πρόδ(ρομος). Border of dots.

Reverse

Inscription of four lines, a cross above and below. Border of dots.


i̅ak
ροπλ
τιτοι
ολοι̅


Ἰω(άννῃ) (πρωτο)κουροπαλάτι το Διαβολοιω(άννῃ)

Accession number BZS.1958.106.1254
Diameter 20.0 mm; field: 15.0 mm

Translation

Ἰωάννῃ πρωτοκουροπαλάτι το Διαβολοιωάννῃ.

John Diaboloioannes, protokouropalates.